Wall Street Journal reporter accused of espionage in Russia extended by 3 months

The detention period of US citizen Evan Gershkovich, a correspondent for the Moscow office of The Wall Street Journal, was extended by three months.

Released: 24.05.2023 – 07:40

Update: 24.05.2023 – 07:40


Evan Gershkovich, a US citizen, was detained in the city of Yekaterinburg by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) on March 30, on the grounds that the army was collecting data on the industrial complex in Russia, and the Moscow bureau of The Wall Street Journal, which was decided to be kept in detention until May 29, is a US citizen Evan Gershkovich, the capital Moscow. He appeared before a judge at the Lefortovo court in .

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While the hearing for the examination of the evidence was held in closed session, US diplomats were not allowed to attend the court. The court decided to extend Gershkovich’s detention until 30 August.

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